A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Finca Blanco in Panama. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 05:29:55 / September 3, 2020 @ 5:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:29:55 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.0091 West, latitude 8.4233 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bh1b. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh1b.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km WNW of Finca Blanco, Panama.
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